Why Personalised Gifts are Great

With Christmas fast approaching, you might be looking for gifts that are something a little different from the norm. It can be a real struggle to think of gifts for those who seem to have everything. Here are some top reasons why personalisation is the way to go for those extra special people in your…

Ideas for your wet room project

Wet rooms are becoming a fashionable and effective way to get the most out of your bathroom. They are sleek, sophisticated, and a great way to express some personality. Experts say that they even add value to your home as they create a fresh and contemporary look. Image Credit Adding value to a house has…

Building works to add value to your home

Your home is one of the most important investments you will make. Whether you are planning to move or want to add value to your home, it is important to maintain the property and make the necessary adjustments. Image Credit For those of you hoping to move, or looking forward to the long-term money you…

How to keep your dog healthy

A healthy dog is a happy one so make sure you’re fulfilling all the following requirements to keep your pooch in perfect condition: Find a good vet Having a high-quality vet on hand will set a firm foundation for your dog’s future and health. Ideally find a vet you trust and can reach regularly. Every…

Goodbye to prolific TV actor Keith Barron

Keith Barron has died at the age of 83. His TV career lasted an amazing 55 years from 1961, when he appeared in the BBC comedy A Chance of Thunder, up until 2016, when he was cast as the elderly father of the main character in ITV’s DCI Banks. His final performance in the Christmas…

Calling All Francophiles

Fancy yourself as a bit of a Francophile? Stun your friends and family with these fascinating France facts and be the star of the pub quiz. Here are some facts and figures you may not know about one of our nearest neighbours: France is the world’s most visited country with around a whopping 80 million…

Give Fairtrade this Festive Season

If you want Christmas to be a little less commercial this year and have deeper meaning, then think about purchasing all your gifts from Fairtrade or ethical sources. It’s easy to do and there is a huge variety of gifts to choose from so you’ll be sure to find something to suit every taste. Here…

How does a doctor test for an STI?

Sexually transmitted infections are infections commonly spread by vaginal intercourse, anal sex or oral sex. Many STIs show no symptoms, resulting in passing on the disease to others. STIs can be passed between men and women, women to women or men to men, and if you think you have an STI you should get tested…

How the Commercial Kitchen Has Evolved Over the Last 30 Years

In a survey of catering establishments last year, 75% said the industry is in a great place and they were enjoying increasing trade despite the economic downturn. But there are some growing challenges. Image Credit More Training Catering colleges, universities and apprentice schemes are providing more training places than ever before. At least 23 major…